The Gloucester Dukes varsity field hockey team defeated the Oaks of Norfolk Collegiate on Thursday and Warwick High School on Tuesday by scores of 10-0 and 13-0, respectively. The wins put Gloucester at eight wins and of the eight wins, six of them came via a six-goal differential goal margin mercy rule and were decided by 10 or more goals.
The season started with the team upsetting Western Branch and Nansemond River, the previously ranked sixth and fourth teams in Hampton Roads. Currently the sixth ranked team in Hampton Roads is the Dukes, said head coach Joe Dougherty.
Dougherty said the team has been led by the 18-goal performance of co-captain Reese Miller. Leigha Germain and Ady Jeffrey are close behind with 10 goals each. He said 14 of the team’s 22 players have scored thus far this season.
Charlotte Houtz currently leads the team in assists with 22. Miller has 16 assists and co-captain Kamryn McDonough has 13, Jeffery has 10 and Hannah Symonds has nine assists. Macken...
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